Sister Mary Clare Peterson, 86, went to the Lord on the Feast of the Assumption on August 15, 2004. She was laid to rest in the church cemetery in San Luis, Colorado, on August 19th. In January 1942, she entered the convent of Mt. St. Scholastica. She taught school in Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri. In 1958, she came to Colorado. She was a charter member of Benet Hill. For many years she was the organist at the Shrine of St. Therese. In 1994, she retired and lived with her sister, Sister Mary Hugh. A memorial Mass will be said at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 26, 2004, at Shrine of St. Therese, 300 Goodnight. Father Liam Courtney will be the celebrant. Online condolences,

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  1. CandleImageMy brother has done some genealogy on our family on my mother’s side. She is our 3rd cousin, whom we have not met in person. I pray that I will meet her in eternity. Rest in peace!!!

  2. Dear Sister Mary Hugh,
    Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you in this difficult time. I always have the best memories of you and Sr. Mary Claire! We live at 925 Los Pueblos, Los Alamos, NM. Please drop us a note.
    Larry, Debbie and Michelle

  3. Dear Sr. Mary Hugh,
    I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Sr. Mary Clare. I notified my sister, Debra Rutherford. We both send our condolences. You are in our prayers. We have many fond memories of both of you at St. Therese.
    Love and prayers,
    Jeanne Chase
    P.O. Box 453
    Rye, CO. 81069

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